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Hawaiian Lifeguard Association

on behalf of

National Weather Service

Weather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI

County of Hawaiʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Division

City and County of Honolulu

Emergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division

County of Kauaʻi

Fire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau

County of Maui

Parks and Recreation - Aquatics Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, June 27, 2022 - 3:23am HST

High Surf Advisory

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Effective: Monday, June 27, 2022 - 3:23am to 6:00pm

Alert:
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR SOUTH FACING SHORES OF ALL ISLANDS...

.A long period south swell is peaking this morning and will continue to produce advisory level surf today. The swell is expected to decline late this afternoon through tonight, though another pulse of south swell should keep south shore surf elevated through Tuesday.

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Large breaking waves of 7 to 10 feet.

* WHERE...South facing shores of Kahoolawe, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai, Niihau, Oahu and the Big Island.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM HST today, though another pulse of south swell will produce elevated surf on Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Moderate. Expect strong breaking waves, shore break, and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult and dangerous.
Notes (optional):

A High Surf Advisory is issued when waves reach threshold criteria for a particular island and shoreline.

Warning Instruction:
Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise caution.

Unmonitored lands and waters in the impact area described in the alert will also be impacted.

If conditions change before expiration or the event needs to be extended, an update or cancellation will be issued from Hawaii Beach Safety Website.

** END NOTIFICATION ***

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Alert Identifier: 13914
  • kauai
  • oahu
  • maui
  • hawaii